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Tabea Lakemann

Research Fellow

Doctoral Student / Speaker Research Team

Short CV

  • Since 09/2015: Research Fellow at the Chair of Development Economics, University of Goettingen and GIGA Institute of African Affairs

  • 2014: Student researcher co-coordinating Micro and Small Enterprise Survey in Kampala, Uganda (GIGA Project "Employment, Empowerment and Living Standards")

  • 2010 - 2015: Internships with GIZ sector project "Financial Systems Development" (2015, Eschborn, Germany) and GIZ project "Strengthening Economic and Trade Capacities and Competences in SADC" (2014, Gaborone, Botswana), as well as with the "Asienhaus" (2010, Essen, Germany) and London International Development Centre (2013, London, UK)

  • 2011-2013: Research assistant at Chair of Development Economics (Prof. Stephan Klasen, PhD)

  • 2012: Seminar tutor in student-led seminar "Homo economicus" (University of Goettingen)

  • 2010-2012: Research assistant at Chair of Development Economics and International Economics (Prof. Dreher), University of Goettingen

  • Education: Study of Economics and Cultural and Social Anthropology at the University of Goettingen (BA) and University of Uppsala; Study of Finance and Development at SOAS, University of London (MSc); Study of International Economics with a focus on Development Economics at the University of Goettingen (MA)


Current Research

  • Gender and Entrepreneurship

  • Innovation, Technology Use and Adaptation in Micro and Small Enterprises


Countries and Regions

  • Africa

  • Uganda


Research Programme

  • Growth and Development